Dry forces beef slaughter up
Ongoing drought and a poor rainfall outlook has seen 2018 Australian beef production forecast to finish six per cent up on 2017 at 2.3million tonnes carcase weight.
Charles Sturt University research has found canola meal may provide an option for beef producers to supplementary feed steers and still access premium prices for grass-fed beef.
An independent inspector-general will oversee Australia’s live export industry as part of a major reset of the under-fire trade.
The inaugural Victorian Limousin Society On-Farm Challenge has been run and won, with 22 studs and 150 cattle from all over Victoria taking part.
Witherswood Angus has registered a complete female dispersal after the Taminick stud’s stock was snapped up at its October 19 sale.
The top-priced ram at the recent Pepperton Poll Dorset and White Suffolk ram sale will be heading to Western Australia.
Calves are the future of your herd, therefore keeping them in good health is vitally important.
A reduction in stock for sale during the past decade has seen the Kerang Saleyards shut down temporarily.
In what is the biggest monthly gain since December 2010, strong wheat and cattle prices drove a 6.5 per cent rise in the National Australia Bank September Rural Commodities Index.
Nearly all sheep involved in live exports arrive at their destination in the same, if not better, condition as when they left, former agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce said.
Euroa’s annual Angus cattle feature sale will be split across two months this year.
The second Good Friday Appeal charity sheep sale was held on Friday, with nearly $16000 raised for the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.
Sheep producers will be able to contribute to the annual fundraiser for the Royal Children’s Hospital at Shepparton Regional Saleyards this Friday.
Shepparton Regional Saleyards will have a new manager from the start of next year but the rest of the staff are set to stay on.
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